Culture and Nature Tour in Uzbekistan - 15 Days

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Culture and Nature Tour in Uzbekistan: A Tapestry of Timeless Beauty and Natural Splendor

Embark on an unparalleled journey of discovery with our exclusive Culture and Nature Tour in Uzbekistan, where the rich tapestry of history, captivating culture, and breathtaking landscapes converge to create an immersive and unforgettable experience.

Introduction: Immerse yourself in the heart of the Silk Road as our Culture and Nature Tour in Uzbekistan beckons you to explore a land blessed with millennia-old history, architectural marvels, and pristine natural beauty. This journey promises to be a harmonious blend of cultural enrichment and awe-inspiring encounters with the diverse landscapes that define this Central Asian jewel.

Historical Prowess: Uzbekistan’s historical significance is unparalleled, and our Culture and Nature Tour delves deep into the ancient cities of Samarkand, Bukhara, and Khiva. These storied locations narrate tales from the flourishing days of the Silk Road, showcasing architectural splendors such as mosques, madrasahs, and palaces that echo the cultural and historical richness of the region.

Cultural Extravaganza: Indulge your senses in the multifaceted cultural offerings of Uzbekistan. Traditional music, dance, and intricate handicrafts serve as vibrant expressions of the country’s rich heritage. The Culture and Nature Tour provides a unique opportunity to partake in traditional festivals, offering an immersive experience of local hospitality. Culinary delights add another layer to the cultural mosaic, with a diverse array of regional dishes enchanting every discerning palate.

Nature’s Embrace: Beyond its cultural treasures, Uzbekistan unfolds an awe-inspiring natural canvas. Vast steppes, majestic mountains, and serene lakes set the stage for unforgettable outdoor adventures. Hiking through the scenic landscapes of Chatkal National Park and serene boat trips on Lake Aydarkul elevate the journey, offering an intimate connection with the untouched beauty of Uzbekistan’s natural wonders.

Silk Road Heritage: Tracing the footsteps of ancient traders, our Culture and Nature Tour unveils the remnants of the Silk Road that once weaved through Uzbekistan. Wander through historical routes and explore the silent witnesses of a bygone era, including the ruins of Afrasiab in Samarkand and the Kepderihana settlement, which stand testament to the region’s thriving past.

Architectural Marvels: Uzbekistan proudly boasts architectural masterpieces that have withstood the test of time. Admire the grandeur of the Bibi-Khanum Mosque in Samarkand, the intricate beauty of the Kalon Mosque in Bukhara, and the imposing Ichankala Fortress in Khiva. Each structure tells a compelling story, captivating travelers with its historical significance and artistic finesse, making our Culture and Nature Tour a visual feast for architecture enthusiasts.

Photographer’s Paradise: For photographers, Uzbekistan is a captivating canvas where culture and nature seamlessly intertwine. The vivid domes of mosques, bustling bazaars, and picturesque landscapes provide endless opportunities to capture the essence of authentic Uzbek life. Our Culture and Nature Tour ensures that every snapshot encapsulates the beauty and diversity that defines this Central Asian gem.

Harmony of Culture and Nature: In essence, our Culture and Nature Tour in Uzbekistan offers a harmonious fusion of cultural exploration and nature appreciation. Traverse through historical sites that transport you to ancient times, and simultaneously, relish the present beauty of Uzbekistan’s landscapes. This unparalleled journey is designed to leave a lasting impression, inviting you to delve into the diverse and unique allure of this Central Asian treasure.

Day 1: Day of Arrival 

Day 2: Tashkent – where Modern and Old meet

Day 3: Khiva – Museum under open air

Day 4: Khiva – Museum under open air

Day 5: Through the Red Wonder

Day 6: Bukhara – Pearl of the Orient

Day 7: Bukhara – Pearl of the Orient

Day 8: At the Nurata Yurt Camp

Day 9: At the Aidarkul lake and in the mountain village Sentyab

Day 10: Samarkand – on the Trail of Temur’s Treasure

Day 11: Shakhrisabz – the Hometown of Amir Temur

Day 12: Hike in the “Valley of the Devil”

Day 13: Samarkand – on the Trail of Temur’s Treasure

Day 14: Hike in the Tian Shan Mountains

Day 15: Early Morning Transfer to the Airport and Departure

Day 1
Day of Arrival (-/-/-)

Arrival in Tashkent. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay in a 3-star Hotel.

Day 2
Tashkent - where Modern and Old meet (B/-/D)

After breakfast at hotel we start our Tour in Tashkent. Tashkent, the capital of the Republic of Uzbekistan where the history of modern and old stands side by side is located in the northeast of Uzbekistan and with circa 3 million inhabitants the biggest city in Central Asia. Along with modern hotels, restaurants, theatres, cinemas, opera, disco, oriental bazaars, the city also offers a thousand years of history. Khazrati Imam Complex consisting of Barak Khan Madrasah (16thc.), Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum (15thC.), Muyi-Mubarak Mosque – storehouse of the well-known Koran of Khalif Osman and gold hair of Prophet Muhammad, Djuma Mosque of Khodja Akhrar Vali. Dinner at local city Restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star Hotel.

Day 3
Khiva – Museum under open air (B/-/D)

After breakfast Transfer to the Airport and we fly to Urgench. Transfer to Khiva (35 km). In Khiva check-in to the hotel. We visit the historical City Ichan Kala. Dinner with live Music in the Restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star Hotel.

Day 4
Khiva – Museum under open air (B/-/D)

After breakfast we visit the historical City Ichan Kala. Dinner at the local Restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star Hotel.

Day 5
Through the Red Wonder (B/-/D)

After breakfast drive: Khiva → Buchara (480 km). During the drive through the Desert Kysyl-Kum (Red Sand). The Kysyl-Kum Desert is about 200 000 km² and belongs to the territories of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. There you can find the red Sand, from which the Desert gets its Name. On the way to Bukhara we make a stopover at the teahouse “Bukhoro-i-Sharif”. In Bukhara check-in at the hotel. Dinner at the local Restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star Hotel.

Day 6
Bukhara - Pearl of the Orient (B/L/D)

After breakfast we visit Poyi Kalon Ensemble consisting of Kalon Minaret (12th c.), Kalon Mosque (12th C.), Miri Arab Madrasah (16th C.), domed bazaars Toqi Zargaron (15th C.), Toqi Telpak-Furushon (16th C.) and Toqi Zaroffon (16th C.). Continue we visit Lyabi-Khauz Complex (14th-17th C.) and Nodir Devonbegi Madrasah. Dinner at a local restaurant and then live Folklore in the Medresse Nodir Devon Begi. Overnight stay in a 3-star Hotel.

Day 7
Bukhara - Pearl of the Orient (B/-/D)

After breakfast we visit Citadel Ark (4th c. BC), Bolo-Khauz Mosque (beginning of the 20th c.), Samanides Mausoleum (9th-10th c.), Chashmai Ayub (14th c.). Lunch at local city restaurant in Bukhara. Afternoon we visit: Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa Complex, summer residence of the last Emir (ruler) of Bukhara, Bakhouddin Naqshbandiy Memorial Complex, Chor Bakr (19th c.) and Chor Minor. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star Hotel.

Day 8
At the Nurata Yurt Camp (B/L/D)

After Breakfast we will drive to Nurata, to the Yurt Camp on the desert Kyzylkum. Free time at the Yurt Camp. Afternoon we will be camel riding. Dinner at the live music of a Kazakh folk musician and Overnight in the Yurts.

Day 9
At the Aidarkul lake and in the mountain village Sentyab (B/L/D)

After breakfast, we drive to Aidarkul (Aidar Lake), which is located in the Kyzylkum desert. At Lake Aidarkul, you will be told the story of how Lake Aidarkul came into being, after which you will have half an hour at leisure. We then continue to the mountain village of Sentob. First impressions of Sentob (Sentyab), get to know the family where we will be staying. Hike in the mountains of Sentyab (2 hours there and 2 hours back. Ins.: approx. 15 km). In the evening dinner with the family. Overnight stay with the family in the mountain village.

Day 10
Samarkand - on the Trail of Temur's Treasure (B/L/D)

After breakfast at the family we will drive to Samarkand. In Samarkand we visit in Samarkand the three Medressen of the Registanthe Ulugbek-Medresse (built 1417-1420), the Sher-Dor-Medresse (1619 – 1636) and the Tillo-Kori-Medresse (1646 – 1660). The legendary Timurid mausoleum Guri Amir (XIV-XV century) enchants the viewer with its golden interior decoration. You will enjoy hearing some legends while visiting the Bibi-Chanum Mosque and the Medresse (XIV century). We visit the traditional oriental “Siyab Bazaar“. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star hotel.

Day 11
Shakhrisabz - the Hometown of Amir Temur (B/L/D)

After breakfast we drive to Shakhrisabz, to the City of birth Amir Temur (known in the West as Tamerlan). The city was already known to Alexander the Great as Nautaca. We visit the summer palace “Ak Saray” (White Palace, 1380-1405). “Ak Saray” was added to the list of World Heritage by UNESCO. We also visit Kok Gumbaz Mosque, Darus Soadat Complex and the Jahongir Mausoleum. Afternoon we will drive back to Samarkand. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star hotel.

Day 12
Hike in the "Valley of the Devil" (B/-/D)

After breakfast we drive to Mountain Tersak (Zeravshan mountain range) where we start our hike. The houses of the village, surrounded by fields, stretch along the river. We hike past herds of sheep, horses and goats through sometimes wide, sometimes narrow valleys to the Takhta Karacha Pass (1.900 m). From here we have a panoramic view of the snow-covered Pamir Altai mountain range. We continue into the “Valley of the Devil” and continue our hike in the Valley. The Valley has its name because of the unusual rock formations. According to legend, wizards and witches held their sacrificial ceremonies here. The inhabitants of the area believe that there is a soil energy here that makes the milk of all the cows that pass by here even better. In the evening we will drive back to Samarkand. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star hotel.

Day 13
Samarkand - on the Trail of Temur's Treasure (B/-/D)

Breakfast at hotel. Near the Siyab bazaar there is an ensemble of Shohi-Zinda (the living king, “IX.-XIV century), one of the world’s most famous group of mausoleums, which fasinate you with its beautiful architecture. Next we will visit the famous Ulugbek Observatory (1428-1429 which was built on one of the hills of Chupanata). The observatory was a unique design in his time. Afternoon Transfer to the Train Station. We drive to Tashkent (dep. 17.00 – arr. 19.20). Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star hotel.

Day 14
Hike in the Tian Shan Mountains (B/L/D)

After breakfast we drive to the Tian Shan Mountains. Hike in the Mountains. Lunch Picnic in the Mountains. In the afternoon we drive back to Tashkent. Farewell dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star hotel.

Day 15
Early Morning Transfer to the Airport and Departure (-/-/-)

Services included in Price:

  • 11 nights in 3-star hotels in a double room with shower/WC
  • 1 overnight stay in a guesthouse (simple but clean, sometimes more than 2 people per room, mattresses on the floor, bed linen available, shower/WC outside)
  • 2 nights in the yurt (mattresses on the floor, bed linen available, shower/WC outside)
  • 13x breakfast, 5x lunch, 13x dinner
  • Mineral water (1.5 litres per person per day)
  • All transfers according to the travel programme (mostly in air-conditioned vehicles)
  • Train journey: Samarkand → Tashkent
  • All entrance fees for the sights as per the itinerary
  • English-speaking tour guide for the entire duration of the trip

Do not include:

  • Visa costs and processing
  • Photo and video charges
  • International air tickets
  • Beverages
  • Meals not indicated in the program
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any personal expenses
  • Any services not included in the above itinerary

Our price from USD 1,545.00 applies for a minimum of 4 travellers. We will be happy to prepare a customised offer for groups of 1 to 3 people on request. Take advantage of our attractive group prices to book your trip at a lower price.

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Culture and Nature Tour in Uzbekistan
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1 Adult USD 1,545
2 Adults USD 3,090
3 Adults USD 4,635
4 Adults USD 6,180
5 Adults USD 7,375
6 Adults USD 8,250
7 Adults USD 9,135
8 Adults USD 10,440
9 Adults USD 11,745
10 Adults USD 12,850
11 Adults USD 13,695
12 Adults USD 14,580
13 Adults USD 15,470
14 Adults USD 16,380
15 Adults USD 17,250
16 Adults USD 18,160
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Trip Facts

  • $ 225
  • TT0015
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
  • 4 - 16
  • Easy
  • Uzbekistan
  • Tashkent
  • Tashkent